ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI, THE: ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION
THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI: ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION. W. D. Richter, dir. USA: 20th Century-Fox (dist.), 1985. Cast includes Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin, Jeff Goldblum.
SciFi flick parody that includes the superimposition of the mechanical (and electronic) upon the human, including a US President in a high-tech hospital "bed" and the electrical torture of Buckaroo. Discussed by Vivian Sobchack in Screening Space, Chapter 4.